Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Morning Edition anchor, Gordon Evans is also an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.

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7:12 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Whirlpool earnings up in third quarter

Lead in text: 
Company boosted full-year earnings forecast
BENTON HARBOR - Whirlpool Corp.'s third-quarter net earnings more than doubled over the same period last year, driven in part by increased consumer demand for its products. On Tuesday, the world's biggest home appliance maker reported net earnings of $196 million or $2.42 per share, compared to $74 million or 94 cents per share a year ago.
6:47 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Battle Creek City Commission candidates discuss engagement at forum

Lead in text: 
All 18 candidates participated in forum at Kellogg Foundation
Battle Creek City Commission hopefuls called for improvements in trust, perception and engagement from local leaders as they made their cases to represent citizens during a forum Tuesday. "The foundation of trust is mutual respect," said Ward 3 candidate Mark Jones. "I have to tell you, I never got that feeling at all from city government."
6:43 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Kalamazoo County Jail addition now scheduled for completion in February

Lead in text: 
Sheriff had hoped to have jail fully functional this month
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Three weeks after the jail's new receiving area opened, Kalamazoo County Sheriff Rick Fuller says he is pleased with the expansion, but notes there is still a lot to be done before the $23 million addition is complete. "It's looking really good," Fuller said Monday of the receiving area, which features 25 two-person cells.
6:21 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Schauer had own non-profit fund as a state lawmaker

Lead in text: 
Democratic challenger never raised as much money as NERD fund and dissolved his non-profit fund in 2010
LANSING - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer has made transparency a major issue of his early campaign, hammering Republican Gov. Rick Snyder over the NERD Fund, which Snyder announced this week will be closed. But Schauer had the same type of nonprofit fund - one that could accept unlimited and undisclosed corporate donations - when he was in the state Legislature.
6:17 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Snyder to speak in Kalamazoo Wednesday, as protesters call for minimum wage increase

Lead in text: 
Governor will be in town for event to mark 10th anniversary of Southwest Michigan First Innovation Center
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A group looking to raise the minimum wage rate in Michigan plans to rally in downtown Kalamazoo on Wednesday to let Gov. Rick Snyder know what it thinks.

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